Xincheng opera is a relatively young form of opera from the the ethnic Manchu people. It was developed based on their traditional folk musical form Bajiaogu – using a small octagonal drum – from the region of Fuyu city in Jilin province.
Foreign friends living in Northeast China's Jilin province recently had a ball learning how to do Chagan Lake fish skin painting, an art form recognized as an item of provincial intangible cultural heritage.
The future direction for the development of Songyuan city – located in Northeast China's Jilin province – was recently set out, with the goal established of promoting its ice and snow resources and integrating them with its unique winter fishing culture.
Chagan Lake in Northeast China's Jilin province is famous for its traditional fishing and hunting culture. This unique culture has given rise to an exceptional form of intangible cultural heritage known as fish skin art.